North Cascades National Park

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North Cascades Information

North Cascades National Park's alpine landscape includes jagged peaks, glaciers, waterways, and forested valleys. Visitors enjoy hiking and snow sports.

Established as a national park in 1968, the North Cascades mountain range has long been known as the North American Alps. Characterized by rugged beauty, this steep mountain range is filled with jagged peaks, deep valleys, cascading waterfalls and glaciers. North Cascades National Park Service Complex contains the heart of this mountainous region in three park units which are all managed as one and include North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake and Lake Chelan National Recreation Areas.

Making an Impact

Visiting North Cascades

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Map of the Park

North Cascades National Park
810 State Route 20
Sedro-Woolley , WA

Parks Near North Cascades National Park

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Ross Lake National Recreation Area is the most accessible part of the North Cascades National Park Service Complex, and offers camping and hiking.
Lake Chelan National
Discover one of the nation's deepest lakes, reaching a depth of 1,500 ft and offering boating, fishing, and lakeshore camping.
Seashore at Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve
Ebey's Landing provides a vivid historical record including the first exploration of Puget Sound by Captain George Vancouver in 1792.
Washington's San Juan Island Historical Park is known for its vistas, saltwater shore, quiet woodlands, and orca whales.
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